Dorothy celebrates her century

Walking and good food are the recipe for a long and happy life, according to Dorothy Taylor, of Alnwick, who has just celebrated her 100th birthday.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 18 April, 2019, 09:12
Dorothy Taylor has celebrated her 100th birthday. Picture by Jane Coltman

Dorothy was born in Cramlington but moved to Alnwick when she was six weeks old and has been a resident of the town ever since.

Age 21, she married Jack Taylor. He worked at Farrs the upholsterers and she worked at House of Hardy, making fishing lines.

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She lived independently in Greensfield Avenue until a few months ago and she is now a resident at Summerhill Care Home.

Dorothy celebrated her special party with an open house at Summerhill, which was attended by her family and friends.